SEASONAL TIPS & TRICKS
To ensure a thriving garden with a healthy plant life, there will be a bit of upkeep from mowing your lawn in the Summer to plowing snow in the Winter, Spring & Fall Clean Ups, Trimming, Pruning, Aeration, Thatching, Fertilizing and Weed Control. We'll provide a large variety of maintenance services to keep your yard looking perfect but for the weekend garden warrior within you, here are a few Seasonal Tips that will help you to keep up with nature's schedule & keep your garden beautiful.
Now is the time for pre-emergent crabgrass control and fertilizer for your lawn but be aware that you cannot seed and put down pre-emergent crabgrass control at the same time, your seed will not germinate.
As temperatures in the daytime are warming up and you are seeing a bunch of dandelions come through, spot spray them with a herbicide if needed. Read ... >
Prune your evergreen shrubs & blooming shrubs if the flowering has stopped but do not prune summer or fall blooming shrubs now, or the buds may be lost.
June is also the month for Roses so continue your care routine of spraying, feeding, pruning and deadheading. Prune Climbing Roses after blooming and cut out diseased & dead canes, leaving three or four vigorous canes. Read ... >
- Keep track of the rain. If no rain has occurred in two days then you should water your flowers, shrubs, and even vegetables twice a day. The best time to be tending to your flora is early in the morning and in the cool of the evening.
- Mow your lawn to about 3”, to protect from the sun and heat of summer. If you have a new lawn you can add another application of seed to increase the turf density. Read ... >
- As summer begins to wind down, take full advantage of your beautiful garden and in order to keep your landscape looking fantastic, simply follow these few tips & tricks.
- Throughout this hot summer, take care of your lawn and make sure to feed a slow-acting fertilizer, watch out for yellow patches or poor growth and increase watering if you notice any of these signs. Read ... >
- In order to protect from the cold weather and to reduce heaving, replenish or replace mulch around your trees, shrubs & in bed areas at least 3” to 4” deep.
- Continue to remove leaves from turf & bed areas and because leaves make great mulch, you can chop leaves up with a mulching mower and leave it on the lawn. Read ... >